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Lurking in the deep freeze?

Climate change may release dangerous pathogens frozen for centuries in Arctic permafrost. Permafrost can imprison dangerous microbes for centuries. Will the Arctic thaw release them? A version of this story appeared in Science, Vol 381, Issue 6665. In 1733, an Inuit boy and girl who...

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Flight risks

Changing bird migrations threaten to bring new infectious diseases to humans. Migratory birds efficiently ferry pathogens around the world. As a warming climate reshapes their journeys, infectious disease experts are on guard for new threats to humans. A version of this story appeared in Science,...

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